Tuesday, June 7, 2022 9:09 PM Local Time (about 24 days and 23 hours ago)
Henry Acain Wins Event #5: $500 The Housewarming No-Limit Hold'em ($701,215)
Event #5: $500 The Housewarming No-Limit Hold'em has come to an end after a massive field of 20,080 ended in just one champion for the WSOP Bracelet and the grand prize of $701,215 out of the prize pool of $8,435,280.
After just over six hours of play with 12 players left to start the day, Henry Acain defeated the field to capture his first World Series of Poker bracelet. He dominated early and was the back and forth chip leader for most of the day.
Event #5: $500 The Housewarming NLH Final Table Results
|1||Henry Acain||United States||$701,215|
|2||Jared Kingery||United States||$433,255|
|3||Christian Taylor||United States||$326,965|
|4||Orez Mokedi||United States||$248,340|
|5||Jen-Yue Chiang||United States||$189,850|
|6||Darnell White||United States||$146,080|
|7||Jordan Hufty||United States||$113,145|
|8||Erik Carvalho||United States||$88,214|
|9||Isidro Martinez||United States||$69,235|
|10||Yavine Brewer||United States||$54,705|
Coming in to today, Acain's largest tournament score was for $30,000 in the $400 No Limit Hold'em MonsterStack (Event #68) In the DeepStack Championship Poker Series II, Las Vegas in 2021.
Action of the Day
Acain started the day fourth in chips but struck lightening early on as he chipped up in a multi-way pot against Isidro Martinez and Christian Taylor. He then continued his run up the leaderboard as he eliminated Sridhar Sangannagari in 11th, Yavine Brewer in 10th and Isidro Martinez in ninth propelling his stack to the chip lead.
Taylor regained his lead when they were down to three-handed, but Acain soon turned the tables on Taylor as he won a massive flip for his tournament life with ace-jack with one diamond against king-ten on a ten-high all diamond board.
"Amazing, I feel pretty good about it", said Acain to in his post-game interview. "It's like my dream come true''
Acain started playing poker in 2008. "My skills developed in 2013 and I never looked back after that. I was mainly a cash game player before."
The big moment came when Acain shoved into Kingery's aces with ace-three off but went runner-runner flush to score the victory. "I got so lucky on that one. I knew he got me when he snap called. Poker god is with me"
Congratulations to Henry Acain for winning his first bracelet in Event #5: $500 The Housewarming No-Limit Hold'em.
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Tuesday, June 7, 2022 7:56 PM Local Time (about 24 days and 24 hours ago)
Henry Acain Wins Event #5: $500 The Housewarming NLH ($701,215)
Henry Acain has won his first bracelet in Event #5: $500 The Housewarming NLH for a top prize of $701,215.
Stay tuned to PokerNews for a full recap and winner's photos.
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 7:35 PM Local Time (about 25 days and 0 hour ago)
Jared Kingery Eliminated in 2nd Place ($433,255)
Henry Acain open-jammed his stack into the big blind of Jared Kingery who could not call fast enough as he picked up a monster.
The flop looked as clean as it could get for Kingery when it came , but when the turn and river hit it was the runner-runner flush of Acain that won him the gold bracelet and eliminated Kingery in 2nd place.
|Henry Acain||1,000,000,000||408,000,000 |
|Jared Kingery||0||-408,000,000 |
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 7:20 PM Local Time (about 25 days and 1 hour ago)
Kingery Hits Ace to Double Up
Jared Kingery moved all in from the small blind/button for his last 204,000,000. Henry Acain looked at both his cards individually before smirking and making the call.
Jared Kingery was behind and needed an ace. It came on the flop as the board ran out which extended the heads up battle for the bracelet.
|Henry Acain||592,000,000||-198,000,000 |
|Jared Kingery||408,000,000||198,000,000 |
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 7:06 PM Local Time (about 25 days and 1 hour ago)
Christian Taylor Eliminated In 3rd Place ($326,965)
Action started when Christian Taylor on the button went all in for his last 38,000,000. Acain called from the small blind as well as Jared Kingery in the big blind.
The flop came and Acain quickly bet out 16,000,000 folding out Kingery and the cards were tabled.
The turn came the giving more hope to Taylor who picked up a flush draw, but when the completed the board Acain's superior two pair secured him the pot and Christian Taylor was eliminated in 3rd place.
|Henry Acain||790,000,000||40,000,000 |
|Jared Kingery||210,000,000||-50,000,000 |
|Christian Taylor||0||-38,000,000 |
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 6:56 PM Local Time (about 25 days and 1 hour ago)
Massive Double For Acain
The action picked up when Christian Taylor opened the small big to 32,000,000. Henry Acain three-bet to 119,000,000.
"I like my hand this time" Taylor said before making the call.
The flop was , Taylor checked to Acain who shoved all-in for 227,000,000 which was quickly called by Taylor and the hands were revealed.
It was virtually a flip when Taylor made top pair but Acain had two overs and the nut flush draw.
The turn sealed the deal for Acain as Taylor was now drawing dead. The completed the board, skyrocketing Acain's stack to roughly 75% of the chips in play.
|Henry Acain||750,000,000||400,000,000 |
|Christian Taylor||38,000,000||-352,000,000 |
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 6:37 PM Local Time (about 25 days and 1 hour ago)
Level 47 started
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 6:27 PM Local Time (about 25 days and 1 hour ago)
Chip Stacks at Break
|Christian Taylor||390,000,000||0 |
|Henry Acain||350,000,000||0 |
|Jared Kingery||260,000,000||0 |
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 6:23 PM Local Time (about 25 days and 1 hour ago)
Still Three Handed as Players go on Break
The final three are now going on a 15-minute break as they've been three-handed for almost 90 minutes.
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 6:20 PM Local Time (about 25 days and 2 hours ago)
Kingery Shows the Bluff
It was blind vs blind action where Henry Acain continued from the small blind into a pot of approximately 40,000,000 on a board. Jared Kingery called.
The turn was the and Acain bet 30,000,000. Kingery then moved all in for 122,000,000 and Acain folded. Kingery showed and Acain said "You bluff me?".
|Christian Taylor||390,000,000||-110,000,000 |
|Henry Acain||350,000,000||30,000,000 |
|Jared Kingery||260,000,000||90,000,000 |
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 6:06 PM Local Time (about 25 days and 2 hours ago)
Taylor Returns to Chip Lead
Christian Taylor raised from the small blind to 24,000,000 and was called by Harry Acain in the big blind.
The flop came and Taylor continued for 12,000,000. Acain counted out raising chips as he made it 45,000,000 to go. Taylor made the call.
The turn was and Taylor check called Acain's 45,000,000 bet.
The was the river and Taylor moved all in for 230,000,000. Acain pondered before making the fold as Taylor moved into the chip lead with half the chips in play in his stack.
Acain muttered to Taylor saying that he thought he had a set.
|Christian Taylor||500,000,000||210,000,000 |
|Henry Acain||320,000,000||-160,000,000 |
|Jared Kingery||170,000,000||-10,000,000 |
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 5:45 PM Local Time (about 25 days and 2 hours ago)
Updated Chip Counts; Still Three Remain
|Henry Acain||480,000,000||-30,000,000 |
|Christian Taylor||290,000,000||55,000,000 |
|Jared Kingery||180,000,000||-15,000,000 |
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 5:41 PM Local Time (about 25 days and 2 hours ago)
Level 46 started
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 5:16 PM Local Time (about 25 days and 3 hours ago)
Chip Counts With Three Remaining
|Christian Taylor||380,000,000||0 |
|Henry Acain||345,000,000||25,000,000 |
|Jared Kingery||180,000,000||-58,000,000 |
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 5:12 PM Local Time (about 25 days and 3 hours ago)
Orez Mokedi Eliminated in 4th Place ($248,340)
Orez Mokedi open-jammed his stack of 153,000,000 first to act. Christian Taylor next to play on the button put some thought in before making the call.
The board ran out , giving Taylor a full-house, eliminating Orez in 4th place.
|Christian Taylor||380,000,000||180,000,000 |
|Orez Mokedi||0||-254,000,000 |
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 5:01 PM Local Time (about 25 days and 3 hours ago)
Level 45 started
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 5:00 PM Local Time (about 25 days and 3 hours ago)
Jen-Yue Chiang Eliminated in 5th Place ($189,850)
Jen-Yue Chiang moved all in from under the gun for 15,500,000 and was called by Jared Kingery in the big blind.
The board came eliminating Jen-Yue Chiang in 5th place as his opponent hit a straight on the river.
|Jared Kingery||238,000,000||8,000,000 |
|Jen-Yue Chiang||0||-13,000,000 |
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 4:54 PM Local Time (about 25 days and 3 hours ago)
Taylor vs Chiang Again
Action folded to Christian Taylor who shoved all in from the cutoff for 97,300,000. Next to act was Jen-Yue Chiang who also shoved, just covering Taylors stack. The blinds folded and the cards were on their backs.
The board was a wet one with the flop of giving Chiang a flush draw and two over cards.
"Can I use my one time now", said Taylor as he needed to fade a lot of cards.
The turn came the and river , dodging all of Chiang's outs and securing the double up for Taylor.
|Christian Taylor||200,000,000||125,000,000 |
|Jen-Yue Chiang||13,000,000||-117,000,000 |
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 4:42 PM Local Time (about 25 days and 3 hours ago)
Chiang Wins a Flip to Double Up
Action started when Jen-Yue Chiang open-jammed for his last 61,900,000. It folded around to Christian Taylor in the big blind who asked for a count. After some thought he made the call and the hands were tabled.
Chiang needed to hit and hit he did when the board ran out , making a full-house and securing the double up.
|Jen-Yue Chiang||130,000,000||55,000,000 |
|Christian Taylor||75,000,000||-55,000,000 |
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 4:21 PM Local Time (about 25 days and 4 hours ago)
Level 44 started